A member of a top United States Special Forces unit, Sonya Blade is a beautiful, stern, tough-as-nails lieutenant. Her impulsiveness is catalyzed by her superior and good friend, Major Jackson "Jax" Briggs. Sonya represents a very emancipated and headstrong woman, but for all her stubbornness and pride, she deeply cares about the lives of her friends and comrades. She has a long-standing enmity with the thug, Kano, who had murdered a former partner of hers, and stands for everything Sonya despises. Sonya has the power to fire and manipulate pink-colored energy, as well as gain temporary flight. Her abilities are vast, mostly based on agility, as well as deadly and impressive due to her Special Forces training. She is very fast in combat, using quick and effective kicks and strikes. She is also one of Raiden's Chosen Warriors, and one of the strongest fighters not only in Earthrealm, but all the realms.
After the events of the 2011 video game, Sonya mourns the loss of her closest friend, Jax, has been killed the previous year, so to help her get over the pain, she got herself a female pet cat named Razor. However, after Raiden breaks the bad news to Adam Legend that his Edenian Queen Sindel and Princess Kitana has been turned into undead slaves to Quan Chi, including Jax, Sonya overhears this and is deeply heartbroken as her closest friend is now on an evil villain's side. Later after recieving the power to break evil spells and restore positive memories, Adam encountered undead Jax and broke the spell Quan Chi enslaved on him, later Sonya defeats Kano after he threatened her cat, then Sonya returns to the office to find that Jax is all alive and well. Sonya's broken heart has been repaired.
Sonya has a lot of friends and they include, but are not limited to:
Kitana, Johnny Cage, Cyrax, Stryker, Kenshi, Adam Legend Jackson Briggs, Liu Kang, Raiden, and Taven
Sonya also has a lot of enemies, and they include:
Shao Kahn, Sektor, Kintaro, Kano, Kabal (in 1st timeline), Kobra, Kira, Shang Tsung, and Reptile